Monthly Archives: November 2016

The 2016 Election – What’s on the Ballot?

Q.1 Expanded Slot Machine Gambling This proposed law would allow the state Gaming Commission to issue one additional category 2 license which would permit operation of a gaming establishment with no table games and not more than 1,250 slot machines. The proposed law would authorize the Commission to request applications for additional license to...

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North End Halloween Parade

North End Halloween Parade

The Madonna Della Cava Society hosted North End families to its 65th Annual Outdoor Halloween Party on Saturday, October 29.

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BPM Harvest Party Featured Huge Pumpkin

BPM Harvest Party Featured Huge Pumpkin

By Phil Orlandella A giant 1,082-pound pumpkin was featured on display at the first annual Boston Public Market (BPM) Harvest Party, a special night for friends and fans of the City’s local food marketplace. Participants savored and sipped the best of New England, enjoyed live music and engaging experiences all while supporting the Association’s...

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Two North End Students Recipients Marshall Music Scholarships

Two North End Students Recipients Marshall Music Scholarships

By Phil Orlandella The North End Music Performance and Arts Center (NEMPAC) was honored to continue to carry on the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship, and to preserve the legacy of a woman who loved children and the arts. The Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund entered its second year of awarding two North End children a full-year...

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Lewis Wharf Development Still has Waves

Residents holding “no hotel” signs gathered on Lewis Wharf, the proposed site of a 277-Key Hotel, by developers JW Capital Partners. The project would encompass 392,000 square feet and a developer’s plan to build a new pier and dock at the wharf. Residents turned out to support the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) ruling...

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NEMPAC Hires New Staff Person

By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has welcomed its newest addition to the administrative team, Mary Claire Cross, who joined the staff in September. “She has already shown great dedication to promoting arts and music programs in the North End,” said NEMPAC Executive Director Sherri Snow. Snow noted, “I’m...

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Mayor to Host Italian/American Luncheon

By Phil Orlandella Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston City Commissioner of Affairs of the Elderly Emily K. Shea will hold the 10th annual Italian American Luncheon for North End Senior Citizens on Friday, November 18 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Coast Guard Base on Commercial Street. Bus pick-ups are scheduled...

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Councilors LaMattina and Linehan Schedule Hearing Regarding Water Transportation

Boston City Councilors Salvatore LaMattina (District 1) and Bill Linehan (District 2) scheduled a hearing regarding water transportation in the City of Boston.  The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in the Iannella Chambers on the 5th floor of Boston City Hall. “From my home in East Boston, I...

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NEMPAC Inaugural Concert November 5

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will present its Inaugural Concert Series on Saturday, November 5 at 2:30 pm at Steinert Hall, 162 Boylston Street, Boston. Tickets are $20 online and $25 at the door. For details visit www.nempacboston.org or call 617-227-2270. Student tickets are$12, young audience tickets between the ages of...

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Mayor Guest Speaker at NEAD Family Dinner/Talk

By Phil Orlandella North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will hold its first Family Dinner/Family Talk of the school year featuring Mayor Martin J. Walsh as the guest speaker. The Mayor spoke at NEAD’s Drug Awareness Day last year. “He was unbelievable with all of the students from St. John and the Eliot Schools,” NEAD...

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